Issue details

Award of Contract - Smoking Cessation Services

Public Health duties are set out in the Health and Social Care Act 2012. The Smoking Cessation Service is a non mandated service. However it has an important role in reducing the number of deaths related to a number of conditions including cancers, heart and lung disease and strokes.

Cabinet granted approval to commence an open tender procurement exercise to establish a single producer for Cumbria in April 2014. Approval is now  sought to award the contract with a term of 15 months from 1st October 2014 until 31st December 2015


Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/05/2014

Anticipated restriction: Private  -

Decision due: 25 Sep 2014 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Public Health and Community Services

Lead director: Corporate Director - Health, Care and Community Services

Contact: Richard Parry, Corporate Director - Health and Care Services The Courts Carlisle Cumbria CA3 8NA Email: Tel: 01228 227110.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Health Scrutiny Board